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  • Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Kevin Burke talks about pairing Irish fiddle tunes in a set in this free fiddle lesson. In Trad Irish fiddle music, tunes are often paired up in groups to create a “set” of tunes. Many recordings of such sets have […]

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  • How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    Kevin Burke talks about how to play Trad Irish fiddle if you’re an American fiddler. This lesson was requested by one of our fiddlevideo.com members, and Kevin does a great job with the topic. He discusses Trad Irish bowing, ornaments, […]

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  • Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives us some Canadian reel bowing tips in this fiddle technique lesson. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as she discusses a few ideas which will help you become a better reel player.

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  • Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives out some Old-Time Canadian waltz fiddle bowing tips in this lesson. Get ready to play some smooth waltzes!

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  • Scottish Grace Note Tutorial – “The Roll”

    Scottish Grace Note Tutorial – “The Roll”

    In this technique tutorial, Hanneke demonstrates how to play the Scottish grace note “The Roll”.

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  • Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Jig

    Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Jig

    In this technique tutorial “Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Jig”, Hanneke demonstrates how to groove to a jig on the fiddle when you are not playing the melody.

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  • Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel

    Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel

    In this technique videio “Scottish Groove Tutorial – The Reel”, Hanneke demonstrates how to groove to a reel on the fiddle when you are not playing the melody.

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  • Bowing – Irish Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Bowing – Irish Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Kevin Burke walks us through his bowing Irish fiddle technique lesson. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he discusses common Irish bowing techniques, some bowing patterns he has developed himself, double stops, and much more.

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  • Rolls and Gracenotes – Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Rolls and Gracenotes – Fiddle Technique Lesson


    Kevin Burke discusses and breaks down the various Irish rolls and gracenotes found in this wonderful style of fiddle music. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he walks through these various Trad Irish techniques. Then get out there and put these tips to good use in a session setting!!

    We hope you enjoy this sample lesson from Kevin. The full lesson is available for Fiddlevideo.com subscribers. If you would like to take advantage of a full membership and start learning some great tunes, we encourage you to SIGN UP and get unlimited access to over 70 full lesson modules which include basic and advanced lessons, picture-in-picture HD camera views, sheet music, and guitar backup tracks (N/A for trad Irish lessons by Kevin Burke).

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    Take your fiddle playing to the next level today!!

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  • Irish Dance Rhythms – Fiddle Technique Lesson

    Irish Dance Rhythms – Fiddle Technique Lesson


    Kevin Burke discusses and breaks down the main dance rhythms found in Irish fiddle music. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as he walks through these various Irish dance rhythms. Then get out there and put these tips to good use in a session setting!!

    We hope you enjoy this sample lesson from Kevin. The full lesson is available for Fiddlevideo.com subscribers. If you would like to take advantage of a full membership and start learning some great tunes, we encourage you to SIGN UP and get unlimited access to over 70 full lesson modules which include basic and advanced lessons, picture-in-picture HD camera views, sheet music, and guitar backup tracks (N/A for trad Irish lessons by Kevin Burke).

    Your subscription gets you access to lessons from all professional instructors on this site as well as all technique tutorials which break down common fiddle bowings, fingerings & tricks.

    Take your fiddle playing to the next level today!!

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  • Scottish Grace Note Tutorial – “The Waterfall”

    Scottish Grace Note Tutorial – “The Waterfall”

    In this technique tutorial, Hanneke demonstrates how to play the Scottish grace note “The Waterfall”.

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  • Fiddle Technique Tutorial – Basic Hokum Bowing

    Fiddle Technique Tutorial – Basic Hokum Bowing

    In this technique tutorial, Casey discusses Basic Hokum bowing, also known as the Double Shuffle. This well known and popular bowing technique can certainly be overused and is considered trick fiddling for western contest purposes, it does have a place […]

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